Thursday, June 16, 2011

AALS Aging and the Law Listserv June 16, 2011

Film “How to Die in Oregon” on HBO this month. The movie is about Oregon’s Death with Dignity law -

For a critical commentary on the movie, see: For another review, see:

ABA Live Webinar and Teleconference on June 28, 2011 - Ethical Issues in Elder Law: Getting It Right

Listserv Items:

1.           The MetLife Study of Elder Financial Abuse:

2.           Opening Statement of Senator Herb Kohl Special Committee on Aging Hearing – “Justice for All: Ending Elder Abuse, Neglect and Financial Exploitation”:

3.           Pamphlet - Protecting the Elderly from Financial Abuse:

4.           Forgetfulness About Paperwork, Medicines Might Herald Cognitive Decline:

5.           Weight-Loss Surgery May Lower Risk of Alzheimer's in Diabetics:

6.           Law on End-of-Life Care Rankles Doctors:

7.           Escape From the Hospital Bed:

8.           Low-Income Americans Will Need To Regularly Work Into Their Eighties - Study:

9.           Mean Girls in Assisted Living:

10.      HIV Statistics and Targets Exclude Older People – Putting Millions of People at Risk:

11.      When Advance Directives Are Not Honored, and How to Get Data on Medical Prices:,0,62844.story

Take care!


Ann Murphy

Associate Professor

Gonzaga University School of Law

(509) 313-3735


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